Our Top 5 favourite carrier oils

Our Top 5 favourite carrier oils
Now that you have a better understanding on how to pick the best carrier oils for your needs, here is a list of our Top 5 favourite carrier oils.
 
1. Sweet Almond Oil
This is our favourite carrier oil, we use it on all Bio Scents body oils.
Scent: Mild, nutty.
Made from: Kernels of sweet almonds.
Consistency and absorption: Lightweight and fast absorption.
Ideal for: Every day moisturizer for dry skin, massage oils, bath oils, soaps.
 
2. Jojoba Oil
Scent: Delicate, nutty.
Made from: Jojoba plant.
Consistency: Technically, jojoba isn’t an oil, but a wax with powerful moisturizing properties. It’s the closest oil you can get to sebum, the oil that the body creates naturally. It is a very stable oil that conditions the skin and is an excellent emollient for all skin types. Very fast absorption.
Ideal for: Reducing the skin’s oil production in acne-prone people by making the skin think it has produced enough oil. Very good for facial moisturizers and every day moisturizers.
 
3. Argan Oil
Scent: Medium, nutty.
Made from: Kernels found inside the fruit of Argan trees, native to Morocco.
Consistency and absorption: smooth and silky, medium absorption.
Ideal for: HAIR! Terrific for dry hair and skin, wrinkles and skin inflammation.
 
4. Coconut Oil
Scent: Mild, sweet.
Made from: Meat of mature coconuts.
Consistency and absorption: Light consistency, medium to slow absorption.
Ideal for: Dry skin treatment, frizzy hair, massage oil, body scrub.
 
5. Sesame Oil
Sesame oil is known for its nourishing, calming, and warming properties being a fundamental part of the nurturing Ayurvedic massage tradition of India. It is widely used in Ayurvedic Medicine, and when used topically it increases resilience to stress, nourishes muscles and bones, relieves pain, improves sleep quality and nourishes the hair and skin.
Scent: Intense, nutty.
Made from: Pressed sesame seeds.
Consistency and Absorption: Medium, medium to slow absorption.
Ideal for: Massage oil, hair treatment.
 
What is your favourite carrier oil? Are you making your own products? Share your recipes with us! Just don’t forget to always do a patch test before using the oils and always respect the recommended dilution guidelines for each essential oil.

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